Mentorship program provides you with the complete SIS Education experience, connecting you with a unique global intellectual community.
We welcome applications from young leaders across all concentrations, studying/studied at targeted US universities, UK's Top 10 Universities, further, at leading universities in their respective country.
Becoming a successful mentor is a 4h/month during the year and 7h/week from October to November or December to January endeavor; we prioritize applicants interested in staying with the organization for more than a year.
SIS Education mentors assist students with the below-mentioned areas presented below in depth.
The SIS Education mentorship program is divided into two layers _ the strategy layer and the technical layer.
Implementation and oversight of a personalized admissions strategy by an experienced consultant encompassing a timeline of set goals and achievements for the applicant's across:
Student Pathway: Extensive planning of applicant's journey in preparation for applying to target institutions and overseas study in general, including fluid timelines to be adjusted as needed to fit student goals and circumstances.
Standardized Test Strategy: Selecting the most optimal standardized test and subject tests as well as determining appropriate test dates to plan for and achieve the best possible outcome
Academic Approach: Advising on curricula/subject selection to maximize results in conjunction with advising on academic opportunities beyond what’s offered in the usual school curriculum
Extracurricular Activity Advice: Constructing an extracurricular and leadership profile premised on a thematic narrative complementary of applicant’s interests and passions as well as overseeing ECL consultant’s one-on-one work
University Selection: Guiding applicant through the college selection process by making recommendations based on college characteristics, resource offerings, student preferences, and acceptance rate statistics
Recommender Targeting: Strategic advice on how to approach and inform potential recommenders who will benefit the applicant's application
Post Application Mentorship: School choice consulting, guidance for any correspondence with colleges and drafting of deferral letters where necessary
Thorough advice and mentorship to assist in all creative and dynamic elements of the application process including:
Targeted Application Guidance: In conjunction with Strategy Consultants; targeted allocation of mentors focused towards the Common Application (plus other US portals), UCAS or other international portals
Holistic Application Oversight: Assistance navigating the intricacies of the application portal(s), constructing résumés / activity lists and ensuring all academic & extracurricular information is submitted to target institutions and highlight key competencies and points of difference
Topic Analysis: Guidance on topic selection and interpretation for all Common Application, UCAS, other portals and Supplemental Essay prompts
Essay/Personal Statement Development: Continued brainstorming, planning, editing and reviewing to craft complete personal narratives embodying outstanding creative content
Preliminary Interview Training: Complete interview preparation to develop research techniques, form personal responses and prepare bespoke answers to important questions
Practice Interview Implementation: Mock interviews with past successful applicants and provision of necessary resources/information to best prepare applicant's for nuanced formats of interviews
Why Become a Mentor?
Disrupt our thinking
Your membership in the organization helps ensure our independence. Challenge our mentees in an informed, distinguished mentorship atmosphere and ensure our work is rigorously applied to creating future world leaders.
Our mentors will be at utmost attention to receive admissions support;
- To obtain internationally recognized internship/fellowship opportunities, such as Yale University World Fellows program, Obama Foundation Scholars program, New York Times Newsroom Fellowship Program, White House Fellows Program.
- To receive financial and advising support to emerge in internationally recognized communities, such as Carnegie Corporation of New York, Chatham House, World Economic Forum's Global Shapers community.
- To attend world-leading sessions/conferences, such as Munich Security Conference.
- To acquire startup funding from distinguished, innovative startup competitions, such as U-Pitch 2021, Sevan Startup Summit, Hello Tomorrow Global Summit.
Events with world leaders and experts
Add your voice to the debate and expand your horizons, attending distinguished events in Yerevan, London, Washington DC, New York, Boston, Moscow, and online with high-profile speakers.
Powerful networking opportunities
Expand your network by meeting other members from business, government, NGOs, and academia at member events and through our exclusive social groups.
Subscriptions to world-leading publications
Discover a world of knowledge through subscriptions to prestigious journals, such as Council on Foreign Relations. Furthermore, obtain an opportunity to get published in Leading Armenian Publications, such as Yerkir Daily.
Help shape our future
SIS Education indirectly shapes the future direction of our communities as it discovers, guides, and unifies the most talented young men under one roof. Further, as a mentor, you have exclusive voting rights to stand for election to the SIS Education council.
SIS Education Mentorship Form